Grand Opening: Atlantic Beach City Market
You are invited to join in the Grand Opening of a weekly* fresh food market in the Mayport Corridor of Atlantic Beach.
This market is a collaboration between the City of Atlantic Beach, Atlantic Beach Urban Farms, Baptist Health, BEAM, Dig Local Network, Jacksonville University, New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and the Clinton Health Matters Initiative, an initiative of the Clinton Foundation. It will serve the Mayport community, a USDA defined food desert, with weekly access to a point of sale for fresh produce, meats, dairy and other items as well as nutrition education and twice monthly health screening opportunities.
Please jointhe community to learn more and celebrate by cutting the ribbon for this replicable public-private-social sector partnership that will strengthen the local food system and community health.
*The market, managed by Dig Local Network, will be open every Friday from 3:00-6:00 p.m., rain or shine, 52 weeks a year. Recipients of SNAP/EBT will be able to double up to $20 per visit for Florida-grown fruits and vegetables.
Date: February 17, 2017 3:00 PM-6:00 PM
Location: New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church | 1996 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
Event website: facebook.com